Winter Blows…I Mean Blues

Anybody else tired of winter? I mean, here it is the first week in March and here in my hometown, we’re gearing up for not one, but two (!) snowstorms over the next forty-eight hours. I still have the same snow reaching up to my mailbox that fell at the end of...

In the News…

So this morning, it snowed. Again. Since I have plans with G-Girl Gail tonight, I was less than elated to see the white stuff falling–especially when you consider we’ve had to cancel our G-Girl meetings three previous times thanks to snow. Today,...

Another Book Rant? Well, sort of…

One of my recent reads was a book by an author whose works I used to devour on a regular basis. At one time, I had half a dozen favorites among her collection, stories I’d re-read again and again, or just flip to favorite scenes to analyze how she’d put...

Is Life Too Short for Bad Books?

I used to be one of those readers who’d keep slogging through a story–no matter how bored I became with it. Before my publishing days, I did it in the naive hope the story might get better. When I started writing, I continued reading to the end of every...